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Nursing at Rutgers University - Camden

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Nursing at Rutgers University - Camden

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what Rutgers University - Camden has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers Camden is located in Camden, New Jersey and has a total student population of 7,076. In 2021, 302 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Camden.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers Camden Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at Rutgers Camden

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Rutgers Camden does offer online education options in nursing for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Rutgers Camden Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at Rutgers Camden compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at Rutgers Camden is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 19
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 68
Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 212
Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 275

In 2021, 1 student received their master’s degree in nursing from Rutgers Camden. This is the #588 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 12 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #209 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Rutgers Camden Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Camden is $72,734. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $62,880 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at Rutgers Camden

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Rutgers University - Camden.

Rutgers Camden Nursing Bachelor’s Program

87% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 302 students earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Rutgers Camden. About 87% of these graduates were women and the other 13% were men.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at Rutgers Camden are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a bachelor's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 36
Black or African American 40
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 171
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 12

Rutgers Camden Nursing Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 nursing major earned their master's degree from Rutgers Camden.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a master's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rutgers Camden also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 12 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Camden.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Registered Nurses 79,530 $82,750
Medical and Health Services Managers 11,260 $116,750
Nurse Practitioners 5,900 $122,100
Nursing Instructors and Professors 2,000 $89,950
Nurse Midwives 180 $113,980


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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